MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2009

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 20, 2009, in the Treasurer's Executive Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., SECRETARY
ALBERT ARIAS, M.D.
OLUREMI ALIYU, M. D.
ABSENT: JOHN MEYER, M. D., CHAIRPERSON
ALSO PRESENT: Joseph Lanteri, Disability Retirement Unit
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor Disability Retirement Unit
Please note that all of the following hearings held in front of the Medical Examining Board were held in executive session as the focus of such hearings is the medical condition of each disability retirement applicant.
JOSEPH BONERTZ D- 10465 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Joseph Bonertz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHANTEL CARTER D- 10293 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Chantel Carter for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JEFFREY COOK D- 10471 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Jeffrey Cook for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHANIE DAVIS-ALSTON D- 10396 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Stephanie Davis-Alston for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LISA DENCY D- 10249 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Lisa Dency for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN GAGNON D- 10458 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of John Gagnon for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHARLES GARY D- 10445 SERVICE -CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Charles Gary for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NANCY GRANTON D- 10098 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Nancy Granton for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANCES GRENIER D- 10430 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Frances Grenier for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA HEIDTMANN D- 10325 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Linda Heidtmann for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LILAROSE HULTON D- 10434 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Lilarose Hulton for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN KNIEJZNESKI D- 10334 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of John Kniejzneski for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KEVIN LARAGY D- 10401 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Kevin Laragy for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MILDRED LAWRENCE-NEWSON D- 10441 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Mildred Lawrence-Newson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KARTRIC LEE D- 10478 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Kartric Lee for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CATHY MALECK D- 10417 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Cathy Malecki for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN O'LEARY D- 10377 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Susan O'Leary for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
REINALDO OQUENDO D- 10431 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Reinaldo Oquendo for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA PARADIS D- 10451 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Donna Paradis for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRUCE PERKINS MD- 1304 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to recommend approval the application of Bruce Perkins for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RANDALL RIVERA D- 1280 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to recommend approve the application of Randall Rivera for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA ROBINSON D- 10148 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Patricia Robinson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD ROWLEY D- 10390 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Richard Rowley for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAOLA ROY D- 10297 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Paola Roy for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STEVEN TUCKER D- 10435 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Steven Tucker for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLANN VIOLISSI D- 10418 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to table the application of Carolann Violissi for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA VOGHEL D- 10541 DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Linda Voghel for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TINA WILLIAMS-KNIGHT D- 10385 DISABILITY
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Tina Williams-Knight for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TIMOTHY BOLAND D-9796 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Timothy Boland. Motion approved unanimously.
KEVIN DEVANEY D-9606 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Kevin Devaney. Motion approved unanimously.
TORYA DORTCH D-9642 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Torya Dortch. Motion approved unanimously.
GINA HERBOLDT D-9580 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Gina Herboldt. Motion approved unanimously.
PAMELA MANZIONE D-9382 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Pamela Manzione. Motion approved unanimously.
DENNIS MOLEN D-9763 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Dennis Molen. Motion approved unanimously.
RAFAEL MORA DE JESUS D-9520 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Rafael Mora De Jesus. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM MORSE D-9775 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of William Morse. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES NESSER D-9531 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of James Nesser. Motion approved unanimously.
CARMELO ORTIZ D-9731 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Carmelo Ortiz. Motion approved unanimously.
JUAN PEREZ D-9213 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Juan Perez. Motion approved unanimously.
SANDRA PHILIPS D-9751 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Sandra Philips. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN REVOIR D-9737 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Susan Revoir. Motion approved unanimously.
JENNIFER ROBERTS D-9614 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Jennifer Roberts. Motion approved unanimously.
LESLIE (KEITH) ROY D-9690 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Leslie (Keith) Roy. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID SMITH D-9547 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of David Smith. Motion approved unanimously.
STEVEN SMITH D-9733 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Steven Smith. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM TEWKSBURY D-9727 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of William Tewksbury. Motion approved unanimously.
TERRY WETHERED D-9327 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Terry Wethered. Motion approved unanimously.
HOLLY WILSON D-9735 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Arias moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Holly Wilson. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)


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